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Bardem Portrays Quadriplegic's Struggle in 'Sea'

In the new film The Sea Inside, Spanish actor Javier Bardem plays Ramon Sampedro, a 55-year-old quadriplegic who fought the Spanish government for 30 years for the right to die. NPR's Renee Montagne talks to Bardem about the mental and physical challenges of the role.

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Renee Montagne, one of the best-known names in public radio, is a special correspondent and host for NPR News.